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Revision as of 14:18, 26 October 2012

Cottbus [1] is a city in Brandenburg, Germany with a population of 102,000.

The Arms of Cottbus

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Understand

Church and Hotel in Cottbus
Cottbus

Cottbus is a small city and due to high unemployment the city has to suffer from the brain drain to more prosperus German cities. The proximity to Berlin allows a lot of people to commute between the cities.

Get in

Either via the Autobahn from Berlin or Dresden. There is an hourly train from Berlin to Cottbus.

Get around

Public transport or by bike

See

Do

Cottbus is known for two things:

  1. FC Energie Cottbus - FC Energie Cottbus is Cottbus' professional soccer team in the 2. Bundesliga (2nd tier football leaque).
  2. Lignite extraction in the open pits aorund the town

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Get out

  • Spreeewald - Well known landscape and UNESCO biosphere reserve since 1991 15 kilometres northwest from town.
  • Berlin
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